Education

Education

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, business processes for academic departments will be addressed remotely. While most staff are not on campus, we are eager and available to help.

For assistance with Education Department processes by phone, please call 718-518-4156 and leave a message. For assistance via email, please send messages to Rufina Amadiz at
ramadiz@hostos.cuny.edu and Tamara Washington at twashington@hostos.cuny.edu

Between the hours of 9 am-5 pm, your calls and messages will be returned. If you do not receive a response within two business days, please call the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) to report your concern. OAA staff can be reached at 718-518-6660. 


Welcome to the Education Department!
To learn about our degrees & Liberal Arts concentrations, please call or email us.

Name (click name to email)
 
Units and Degrees
 
Office
 
Telephone
 
AMADIZ, RUFINA
CUNY Office Assistant III
 

 
  • Aging & Health Science        A.A.S. in Aging & Health Studies
  • Teacher Education                 A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education  
A-107
 

 
718-518-4156
 

 
WASHINGTON, TAMARA
CUNY Office Assistant I
 
  • Health Education                       A.S. in Community Health
  • Physical Education
A/107
 
 
718-518-4159
 
 
DISANTO, JACQUELINE
Chair and Professor
  • Education Department
A-107
 
917-880-0121
 718-518-4437


The Mission of the Education Department is to advance knowledge centered in research and grounded in practice in the fields of Teacher Education, Community Health Education, Gerontology, and Physical Education to prepare competent, caring, effective practitioners. Embracing a global perspective to address the needs of all learners, the Education Department nurtures students by providing experiential learning and service opportunities to the community; fosters a holistic approach to teaching and learning by helping students develop intellectual, communication, and workplace skills that provide a strong background to further students’ career and education goals; and promotes faculty engagement in research and community service.